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Piecing together puzzles in Cambodia

Exploring off the map in Banteay Chhmar helps acclaimed travel writer Don George understand the ruins of Cambodia – and of his own life.<p>As Mr Kim navigated his car onto the puddled, potholed road that led to Banteay Chhmar, he turned to me. “Where are you staying?” he asked.<p>“I don’t know,” I …

Tips for the Best Cinque Terre Travel Experience

The Cinque Terre is a colorful collection of fishing villages in Italy, along what is known as the Italian Riviera. In recent years, it’s become so …

The Barcelona bar-hop: the city's best places to drink

Barcelona is a great city for bar-hopping. Should you feel like sipping a beer in an enchanted forest surrounded by wood-nymphs; if mid-week karaoke watched over by images of the Virgin Mary appeals, or if pink cava and sausage butties are your idea of the breakfast of champions, we bring you glad …

Wine Tasting

Bangkok's best views: top spots to admire the Thai capital

In pancake-flat Bangkok, elevated views are as precious as a good dish of pat tai. Yet for a place that barely breaks sea level there are quite a few places to marvel at the scale of the city: from a Buddhist temple on an artificial mountain to chic restaurants crowning towering skyscrapers.<p>River …

Loneliness

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Interesting Photo of the Day: Inside a Buddhist Cave Temple

For us, Datdawtaung Cave is the perfect setting for a beautifully lit and composed photograph. But for many Buddhist monks, it is a place of peace, …

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America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

France

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

France

Road Trip? Here’s the Best Less-Traveled Routes in America

There's nothing like a little asphalt and fresh air

WiFi in NYC – Internet Hotspots in New York City

Today humans can't seem to function without constant access to the Internet; there's just so much googling, Yelping, tweeting, Facebooking and …

Unusual places to stay in the USA

We all know that lodging can make a break or vacation, but staying somewhere truly unique – a tipi, say, or a giant bird's nest, or even spending the night underwater – can turn a humdrum holiday into an unforgettable trip.<p>The USA's entrepreneurial spirit knows no bounds, and it's frequently …

Key Largo

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

National Parks

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

This New NYC Subway Map May Be the Clearest One Yet

[Click for big]<p>We've seen NYC subway maps made of concentric circles. We've seen NYC subway maps made to look like Washington, D.C.'s. We've seen NYC subway maps created by Italian designer Massimo Vignelli. But we've never seen one that's quite so easy to understand (for tourists and stuff; …

10 Brooklyn Things Every Expat Must Do

Gone are the days when “NYC” was code for “Manhattan”. New Yorkers—including a vast number of Brits—are shifting south and a little bit east towards …

Lodges Robinson Crusoe would love

As an alternative to the Dominican Republic’s all-inclusive resorts, owners are opening more eco-conscious lodges that are small, play a part in the local community – and stunning.<p>For years, a holiday in the Dominican Republic entailed staying at a walled-in, cookie-cutter resort. But not anymore. …

Sydney Harbour YHA

Important information<p>Children are welcome, but are not permitted to stay in dormitory rooms. Children aged 17 need a letter from a parent/legal guardian to stay in dormitory rooms. If children are 16 or under, they will need a parent/legal guardian aged over 21 to stay with them in a private room. …

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Attracting Friends with a Fabulous Facebook Design

At the top of every Facebook profile, you'll find an area where you can add two images: one is a big horizontal image, called the Cover image; and …

Six Places to See Street Art (Five of them Indoors)

“The Death of Graffiti” by Lady Pink is part of the CIty as Canvas exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York. Photo: MCNY<p>Street artists like …

Comoros Islands: tropical charm off the beaten path

Here’s a challenge for you: could you place the Comoros Islands on a map?<p>Named after the Arabic word for ‘moon’, <i>Qamar</i>, this poetically named but little-known archipelago is located between Madagascar and Mozambique.<p>It was an important trading post for Arab, Persian, African and European traders …

National Parks

Sunrise On Steptoe Butte